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Texas Raine: September, 2017

As the month of July hit Texas it brought our annual ration of triple-digit temperatures along with the sad news that two long-time motorcycle events were being shelved for the time being and I’m going to address the easiest one first. The Roar by the Shore BikeFest has been an annual event down south along the Gulf Coast when it ...

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Texas Raine: July, 2017

San Antonio was the place to be on the last weekend in April when the Revved Up Women Texas Motorcycle Expo took place at Retama Park Race Track. Organizers elevated things from the standard garage party concept to appeal more toward today’s women riders by offering networking opportunities, demo rides, and educational events. The highlight was a panel which featured ...

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Texas Raine: June, 2017

Down along the Gulf Coast, Corpus Christi H-D had a fun get together on April 15, launching into the riding season with an open house, tasty bites, live music, and great camaraderie… Meanwhile, up the road in Houston, Mancuso Crossroads H-D hosted a day-long Easter egg hunt with fantastic prizes including complimentary free service on any model, free mototect, motor ...

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Texas Raine: May, 2017

Women’s land speed record holder Leslie Porterfield held a fantastic grand opening party with a ribbon cutting at Inkling Studios near downtown Dallas; she opened the shop with her new husband Chris Clements. Featuring vintage motorcycles and tattoos, the shop pays homage to both of their loves and will soon be a must-stop destination for riders visiting town. Dallas city ...

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Texas Raine: April, 2017

The Super Bowl kicked off the month of February and Dallas’ own Greg Ingram was one of the featured bikers in the Mercedes-Benz commercial spoofing the classic film Easy Rider. Ingram is a well-known character actor in several films in the horror and motorcycle genres. He shared with me that when they shot it in December he had no idea ...

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Texas Raine: March, 2017

Things got off to an interesting start on January 9 when an unexpected announcement broke that Polaris would immediately begin winding down its Victory Motorcycles brand and related operations. “One hundred percent complete shock,” said Rick Fairless at Strokers Dallas (strokersdallas.com) a couple of hours after the press release had been issued. “Since Polaris purchased Indian, we dealers have always ...

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Texas Raine: February, 2017

The holiday action kicked off in Dallas with the annual gathering of 1,082 children of Snowball Express (SBE) who were escorted everywhere they went in their 55 buses by 110 volunteer Patriot Guard Riders. SBE is a nonprofit whose mission is to serve the children of our fallen military heroes. The kids arrived into Dallas on December 11 for a ...

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Texas Raine: January, 2017

  I have a confession: the only time I go all out on my birthday is when it falls on Friday the 13th because I was born on that day. Yes, I am aware this explains a lot when it comes to my quirks as well as my Harley being named Superstition. For the past couple of years, I have ...

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Texas Raine: November, 2016

You work your job and, if lucky, grab a pension at retirement and then the rest of your life is before you—but what do you do? Well, if you are anything like the Texas dynamo known as Rebecca Cunningham, you dive full force into Round 2 of life! In August 2015, Rebecca suffered a devastating injury after leaving Sturgis Bike ...

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Texas Raine: October, 2016

One of the most amazing riders I’ve ever personally witnessed on a motorcycle is Leslie Porterfield. I have incredible video footage in my archives of Leslie tearing up the roads throughout the gorgeous Texas Hill Country along with Joe Martin of Martin Bros Bikes. Another cool time was when we were riding California’s coastal State Route 1 just northwest of ...

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